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Thursday, October 06, 2005

The Prayer of the Little Bird

"Dear God,
I don't know how to pray by myself
very well,
but will You please
protect my little nest from wind and rain?
Put a great deal of dew on the flowers,
many seeds in my way.
Make Your blue very high,
Your branches lissom;
let Your kind light stay late in the sky
and set my heart brimming with such music
that I must sing, sing, sing...
Please, Lord."

Carmen Bernos de Gasztold
Prayers from the Ark

Lord. The storm is pressing in close to our nest. I have lost my song... please, give me the song I need to sing to You in this moment. Help me to see that our nest is in the Ark. Please help me to see the Ark. Amen.


At 7:30 AM, Blogger Tonya said...

Amen. So be it.

At 7:57 AM, Blogger sleeping with bread said...

Amen and Amen

At 7:20 AM, Blogger julie said...

may it be so...

At 9:35 AM, Blogger H. Jane said...

An Ark is a great image to hold--involves community wrapped in protection.

At 8:04 AM, Blogger eija said...

I've read this many times since you posted it. It speaks volumes to me but what, I can't put it into words. It's so much like my heart's prayer at the moment.

Thank you.

At 3:58 PM, Blogger sleeping with bread said...

Jaime . . . I loved having a face to face conversation . . . and immediate response (smile)


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